The purposed VCA is the Kesatuan Pemangkuan Hutan Lindung (Protected Forest Management Unit - KPHL) Model Kapuas. This area located in Block E and Block A of the Ex-Mega Rice Project (EMRP) area. About 75.000 ha of this peat land is found in the north of the site (part of Block E of the EMRP) and contains mostly intact but logged-over forest that is a prime habitat for almost 3,000 Orangutan. Orangutan is listed as endangered species under CITES. In the southern part of the dome, approximately 30.000 ha (part of Block A of the EMRP), where much of the forest had been cleared and degraded due to the establishment of EMRP that converted forest to paddy rice field.